...one of Baltimore’s best folk/Americana songwriters.
— Bmore Art

"Letitia VanSant's honey-kissed voice embodies a rare earnestness and empathy. But behind the pleasantness is a protest singer with a keen power of observation. The beauty in VanSant's music and persona wins over the most hardened of hearts."

Erik Deatherage, Prairie Public Broadcasting

VanSant does country-flavored Americana with a voice that will melt you.
— Audio Didactic

"...a brilliant female artist with a bright future, a catalog of new songs to relish, one for nearly any mood in which I might find myself. VanSant’s raw talent is undeniable and, paired with her master  songwriting skills, allows VanSant to hone in on many of a wide range of emotions with remarkable musical precision."

Laura Finazzo in Remember When the Music

 

..instead of writing about issues, she cracks open a window into the lives of people touched by them and lets us feel alongside those people.
— Patricia Morrision, Friends Journal
 
  • Winner of the 2016 Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest - Folk/Acoustic
  • "Rising Tide" voted among the top 10 songs of 2013 by WTMD listeners.
  • Baltimore City Paper named Breakfast Truce the #2 local folk & country releases of 2012.
  • Breakfast Truce named album of the month in January 2013 by WTMD.
Songwriting has always been a strongpoint for VanSant, who tells backwoods tales through heartfelt, confessional lyrics...their songs have a timeless feel, like these young musicians have been at it for ages.
— Lydia Woolever, Baltimore Magazine

Read the full review in Baltimore Magazine here.

"She has the wonderful, genuine and energetic stage presence of a performer that loves her art and really wants to connect with her audience."

--The Restriction Digest

A clever woman with a lot to say.
— Baltimore City Paper

 

“VanSant’s voice is the most striking aspect of the record. It is part Iris DeMent with a little Dolly Parton (and maybe even some Rose Maddox) thrown in. But after repeated listens, the quality of her songwriting begins to come out. She’s a clever woman with a lot to say. She claims that much of her music is motivated by a cross-country bike ride she took as well as her Quaker beliefs, but you don’t have to be a biking Quaker catch the drift. And she doesn’t try to write like she’s living in Tennessee in 1933 either. The outstanding opener, “Macy’s Parking Lot,” makes the eponymous landscape sound as high and lonesome as the riverbank of any murder ballad.”

--Baltimore City Paper

 

 

Listen to Letitia's interview with Lisa Morgan of the Signal on WYPR.

Read Carey Hodges' review of the track "Step in Line" in Washington City Paper's One Track Mind.

Read Jon Patton's review of Parts & Labor in the Owl Mag.